noun Wade-Giles, Pinyin.
a seaport in NE Shandong province, in E China: district leased to Great Britain 1898–1930. 285 sq. mi. (738 sq. km).
Formerly Weihaiwei [wey-hahy-wey] .
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Weihai or Wei-hai (ˈweɪˈhaɪ)
Also called: Weihaiwei a port in NE China, in NE Shandong on the Yellow Sea: leased to Britain as a naval base (1898--1930). Pop: 966 000 (2005 est)
Wei-hai or Wei-hai (ˈweɪˈhaɪ, ˌweɪˈhaɪˌweɪ)

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port city, eastern Shandong sheng (province), eastern China. It lies on the north coast of the Shandong Peninsula.

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